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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III)
Culture:Japanese (1786-1864)
Title:Princess and her Entourage
Date Made:c. 1846
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 15 9/16 in x 11 1/16 in; 39.5 cm x 28.1 cm; Sheet/Image: 14 13/16 in x 10 in; 37.6 cm x 25.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kunisada ga]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Mira]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Murata]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Namiki / Minatoko han].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.58.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
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Description:
A vertical print showing five women in elaborately colorful kimono sitting in front of a screen with cherry blossom design, all facing to the right. A black lacqure box and a cup with candy in front of them.

Tags:
Ukiyo-e; courts; women; lacquer; candy; interiors; screens

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